For the first time this week, Republicans got that funny feeling that you get when you exercise a muscle that you didn't even know you had. That funny feeling the Republicans experienced was . . . a pang of conscience.
John McCain said during the campaign that he would stop wasteful spending in government by naming names and making people famous. Well, that's a pretty good idea. Let's do it for the bankers to get out money back.
Life can only be understood backward, but it has to be lived forward. That's the only explanation I can offer for the strange turn of events that led to me becoming an AIG executive, then a progressive writer/blogger.
Certainly we don't see much of that maverick John McCain who was brave enough to be bipartisan anymore. There is definitely something to Rep. Cohen's observation that the roles have reversed since the presidential campaign.
Making a fantasy movie about a 9-year-old learning to understand his emotions and empathize with others seems like an almost impossible task, and Jonze pulled it off in a way I could have never imagined.